How to Plan a Simple Easter Egg Hunt

April 14, 2014
how to plan a simple easter egg hunt

Welcome! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook . Thanks for visiting!When I was a child Easter was all about hunting around for chocolate eggs and finding one chocolate Easter bunny. The Easter Bunny didn’t use clues or tricks…he simply hid the eggs and […]

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Spring has Sprung – Kid Garden Ideas

April 11, 2014
kid garden ideas

Easter is just over a week away, thankfully spring has finally sprung! We have been patiently waiting…and I know that we could still have another snowfall…but our patience has paid off. It is hard to explain the feeling of the warm sun after such a cold winter. The smell of soil, the sound of birds […]

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10 Plants that Improve Indoor Air Quality

April 10, 2014
10 plants that improve indoor air quality

Did you know that plants have an incredible ability to clean our air? For this week’s Family Eco-Challenge we will be putting a plant in every room in our house. We’ve put together a list of 10 plants that improve indoor air quality. Think back to grade 7 science class. You may recall that a […]

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How to Make Rainbow Bunting

April 8, 2014
how to make rainbow bunting

I am fully in love with rainbows right now and this rainbow bunting is just one more fun rainbow I am happy to welcome into our home. In preparation for my daughter’s birthday party I wanted to make a fun, springtime bunting. So, I recruited both of my daughters and we got to work turning […]

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Are Litterbugs a Thing of the Past?

April 2, 2014
are litterbugs a thing of the past

Are litterbugs a thing of the past? Remember when you were a kid and teachers taught you about how terrible it was to be a litterbug? I do. I remember the posters, the books and the campaigning. Trash belongs in a garbage can, not on the ground. Litterbugs were frowned upon, and I think it […]

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Spring Outdoor Play Bucket List

March 28, 2014
spring outdoor play bucket list

Spring arrived last week…well at least it arrived on the calendar…so, we made a spring outdoor play bucket list. It is still pretty cold, there is snow on the ground and the temperatures haven’t been above 0C. Despite what the weather is like, we know that the warmer weather is on the way. What better […]

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Where You Can Find Me Today : Family Game Night

March 24, 2014
clue fruit kebab and yogurt dip with board

The blog 3 Boys and a Dog is hosting a super fun Family Game Night series all month long. Today you will find my contribution to the series. I took inspiration from my favourite board game “Clue” and created a delicious snack. I love playing Clue, it makes me feel like a little kid again. […]

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Kid Sewing Project : Spring Infinity Scarf

March 21, 2014
kid sewing project

Spring has arrived and we’ve come up with a fun kid sewing project! Despite the snow and ice on the ground, spring has officially arrived. I am so tired of wearing my winter coat, my winter hat, my winter scarf and my mittens. My kids are tired of it all too. So, last week my […]

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5 Ways to Conserve Water in your Home

March 20, 2014
5 ways to conserve water in your home

March 22nd is UN’s World Water Day. This year the theme of World Water Day is water and energy. The goal of WWD is to get citizens, professionals, governments and grassroots organizations examining the link between water and energy. When we think of water issues that are facing people around the world we often think […]

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Search for Spring Printable Mini-Booklet

March 18, 2014
search for spring printable booklet

For your convenience, I have added affiliate links to this post. I receive a small commission from any purchase you make through this link. Thanks for your support.   It’s time for the Virtual Book Club for Kids and this month the featured author is Marcus Pfister. You are probably most familiar with Pfister’s award […]

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